Steve Wilson is head of Osborne Clarke’s US offices in New York, Silicon Valley and San Francisco.
Leading the US International Expansion and Growth Team, and an English-qualified lawyer resident in the US since 2007, Steve has extensive experience in advising North American companies on all legal aspects of establishing and growing overseas operations.
Steve works closely with Osborne Clarke’s international offices and global network of law firms, supporting US clients for all their international legal needs, including cross-border acquisitions, European investments and multi-jurisdictional projects. This can include anything from employment law or product launches, to global compliance, corporate governance and dispute resolution.
Steve is a time-zone friendly contact and connection point for his US clients, bridging any potential gaps thanks to his specialist knowledge of both international legal considerations, and cultural nuances.
Rachael is a UK employment lawyer based in Osborne Clarke’s Silicon Valley and San Francisco offices.
As part of Osborne Clarke’s international employment team, Rachael supports US headquartered and international companies in time zone with their UK employment and global expansion needs. She works closely alongside Osborne Clarke colleagues and local counsel to coordinate cross-border projects and international employment law issues.
Rachael has particular experience working closely with fast growth and house-hold name technology businesses.
She has a wide range of experience across both contentious and non-contentious employment matters and advises on all aspects of employment law from day-to-day queries, performance management issues, discrimination and grievance cases, dismissal processes, employment documentation and all data protection issues impacting on HR.
She is part of the team of employment lawyers specialising in ‘GDPR for HR’ advice and is also actively involved in advising clients on issues relating to the Future of Work and helping them to adapt to the changing ways in which we work.